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O.D.Lid wrote::huh: I don't know where I read it but... the article said every time a goose flaps his wings he travels 11'! I can't remember if it was while migrating or just an average distance traveled but I would guess you were shooting behind them.
I believe the 11 foot per flap is for the average speed of a 10 pound goose, with a 5.5 wing span. I read a similar article. Most guys shoot behind the bird,
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When I patterned factory hevi shot BB in my 10 GA I had big holes in my patterns.
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We don't concentrate on geese but occasionally get some shots. First goose I ever shot was just out in front of the blind and a little high, probably 35 yards. It was in a small group of 5 passing left to right. Put the bead in front of the lead bird and killed the second one in line, stone dead. Seemed like they were barely moving. It was a great visual lesson on lead!
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